Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more



This item has an extended shipping time. The typical delivery time is 2 weeks.

Published: 26 November 2015

384 Pages | 39 illustrations


ISBN: 9780190252915

Also Available As:


Also Available In:

Bookseller Code (AJ)

Arminius the Liberator

Myth and Ideology

Martin M. Winkler

  • The first detailed study of the importance of the Arminius myth for the Nazi seizure of power in 1933, based on a new and extensive examination of contemporary textual sources and visual propaganda
  • A new perspective on the presence of Arminius-Hermann in Nazi Germany
  • A synthesis of previous scholarship: from historical sources to modern literature, painting, theater, and visual media, especially film and television